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Published: 04 October 2012

680 Pages


ISBN: 9780199583591

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The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon 1689-1901

Edited by Keith A. Francis and William Gibson
Robert Ellison, John Morgan-Guy, and Bob Tennant

Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

  • Provides a fresh assessment of the importance of the sermon in the period 1689-1901 drawing out the key significance of the sermon for different aspects of public and private life in Britain
  • 36 new essays provide comprehensive coverage of the major themes in sermon studies
  • The international contributor team includes scholars from the fields of history, theology, literature, and linguistics
  • Includes discussion of the future direction of sermon studies and provides suggested reading lists to direct further research